Executive Director

Job Info

Job ID:
Business Lobby
Company Type:
Job type:
Open position:
CEO/GM/VP/MD/Management Executive Director Senior Management 
Job Title:
Executive Director
Business Administration/Management Humanities Public Administration Social Sciences 
Master's Degree 
Experience Level:
10+ years 


Job Description

A non-profit Association in Beirut is recruiting an Executive Director:


Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Promote the vision and mission of the Association.
  • Develop a strategic vision and on the ground operating plans, short and long-term goals and objectives, and policies.
  • Provide leadership to the management functions.
  • Support the Director of Programs to strengthen program implementation, reporting and accountability in accordance with donor policies.
  • Identify partnership opportunities for the sustainable growth of programs, overseeing proposal design and development that contributes to the strategic objectives of the Association.
  • Manage collaborative and effective partnerships with donors, the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, consortium partners, and other stakeholders.
  • Communicate with international and local NGOs, UN agencies, donor community officials, national government, vendors, media, and the public to advocate for the Association and optimize networks.
  • Maintain effective and positive internal communication with staff in all locations (head office, field offices, and virtual locations).
  • Ensure compliance and transparent use of resources in line with the Association’s and donors’ regulations.
  • Recognize opportunities for innovation and identify and implement new ideas of benefit to the Association.
  • Adhere to principles and values and actively promote their application among colleagues.
  • Carry out other tasks as required by the Board of Directors.



  • Master’s Degree in the field of Social Sciences, Humanities, Business Management or Public Administration, or any related field from a recognized university.
  • At least 10 years of work experience in a senior leadership role.
  • An understanding of the Lebanese public education system and related issues in Lebanon is preferred.
  • Proven managerial, financial and leadership skills.
  • Strong donor relationships building.
  • Experience applying for and managing grants.
  • Demonstrated team-building skills.
  • Proven planning, organizing, and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Arabic.
  • Competent technology user.
  • Skilled at delegating, empowering, and managing staff to maximize human resources.
  • Willing and able to commit to additional hours required beyond the typical working hours.


Salary and Benefits

Competitive salary including transportation, medical health insurance and annual leave.